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A wonderful trip

A really memorable trip. Colin the boatman was brilliant - really informative about flora and fauna - trip is approx 20 minutes each way and departs from beautiful Porth Meudwy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2016
fiona m
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Powys, United Kingdom

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Powys, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

A really memorable trip. Colin the boatman was brilliant - really informative about flora and fauna - trip is approx 20 minutes each way and departs from beautiful Porth Meudwy. On the island would recommend climbing to the top of Mynydd Enlli for a breathtaking view of the peninsula, Anglesey and Snowdonia. We will certainly return

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North Wales UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Our second trip to Ynys Enlli (Bardsey) and not our last. The Island is a little bit of paradise off the Llyn Peninsula, for a totally relaxing break away from mobile phones and social media, the holiday homes have all that you need even though there is no electricity and the toilets are of the composting variety :) Amazing sunsets,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Bardsey Island has a life of its own. When you visit, it takes you over with feelings of peacefulness and joy. The air is fresh and clean and people are delightful. You are surrounded by nature and scenic beauty (and history and legends). The greatest time in my life was spent on Bardsey Island. Memories have stayed inside me and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to North Wales for decades and yet have only just discovered the wonderful escape that is Bardsey Island. Make sure you book a boat via Colin Evans who is a great guy and really takes trouble to make the boat crossing interesting & informative. He texts you the directions and you can start trip near Aberdaron... More 

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Gwynedd North Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

We visited Ynys Enlli (which I could not find the welsh name on trip advisor) disappointing! Colin the captain of the boat was a real character and most Importantly, he spoke welsh, our native language. What a wonderful day trip, on the nicest day of the year, we walked round the island and visited the old school and chapel, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We went to Bardsey Island with the charming Colin and the Bardsey Boat Trip company. The crossing was a treat too, especially as we were lucky enough to see dolphins on the way. The island is a jewel, completely unspoilt and serene. Would recommend booking early - phone Colin in the evening.

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Colwyn Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Tranquility (apart from the birds and seals). Staying on Bardsey Island is a wonderful experience particularly if one has an interest in ornithology, geology wild life on land and in the crystal clear water. The coastal scenery is very impressive and the island is totally unspoilt....no litter was observed anywhere. The complex geology and boat trip over were also not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Having lived on the peninsula for almost forty years i thought it was about time i visited this gem on my doorstep. Colin the jovial boatman took us over from Porth Meudwy and gave plenty of information about the island and its history.If you are used to or are looking for somewhere with modern ammenities this might not be the... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The adventure started and very soon the boat accross came across about 4 bottlenose dolphins. We spent time watching their antics then held tight for the rollercoaster seas to the island! Colin the boatman is great. We were met by his parents (who live on the island for part of the year) as we landed on bardsey and he duly... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Had a very interesting trip over from Porth Meudwy, which included a detour for some dolphin watching. Colin the skipper is both knowledgable and friendly, as well as being extremely enthusiastic about the area. Bardsey itself is very peaceful and well worth exploring, but as mentioned by others, do not expect mainland-type facilities and it is best to take your... More 

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